Skip to main content
Flattening the Curve of Infection's Spread (COVID Lessons)

Flattening the Curve of Infection's Spread (COVID Lessons)

Share

Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Pinterest
Share On LinkedIn
Email

About This Lesson

If your school or district is closed for preventative health-related reasons, please complete this form to get full access to Listenwise Premium at no cost or sign up for a free trial that will last longer than 30-days.

COVID-19 has officially been declared a pandemic, a disease infecting populations throughout the world. The virus spreads easily, and once a few people have it, they can quickly infect many others with whom they have contact. A graph of the infection’s spread shows a sharp peak when the rate of infection is highest. As schools close, more people work from home, and other steps are taken to limit human interaction, scientists expect the rate of infection to slow down and the graph’s curve to flatten. Listen to learn how flattening the curve can help the health care system handle the COVID-19 outbreak, and how past epidemics can help guide today’s decisions about how to respond.

Resources

External resources

Reviews

Write A Review

Be the first to submit a review!

Advertisement